A DIFFERENT KIND OF ROCKING CHAIR. The decorative GRAND PRIX rocking chair is one of a kind. The shape and design is fun and happy and is equally attractive to kids, teens and adults. Even the children of the Danish royal family have a special monogrammed version of the GRAND PRIX rocking chair.
Thomas E. Alken MDd was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1970.
He graduated from the Danish Design School (KADK) in 1997, with additional studies from The University of Art and Design in Helsinki (UIAH)
In 1997 he founded the design studio Format design in the heart of Copenhagen, with the aim of providing dedicated furniture- and product design as well as design advisory for Danish and international clients.
Thomas E. Alken quickly became a significant player on the design scene and since he always insisted on taking part on every step in the design process, he gather a lot of design- and productions experience from all over the world.